Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Pauline’s Christmas gene-meme

Each week on Randy Seaver’s Genea-musings blog he has a post for Saturday night Genealogy fun.  Because of the time difference, I have called my series Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun.  This week’s mission was: Pauleen (Cassmob) who writes the Family history across the seas blog started a Christmas meme in 2012 - see Deck the Halls - 2012 Christmas GeneaMeme.  So we… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Pauline’s Christmas gene-meme

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Gayler (or Galer)

The first person with this surname in my tree is Elizabeth Gayler (Galer). 1 Lois Whimpey 2 Ivon Walter Whimpey (1923-2009) 3 Edith Jean Marr (1922-1990) 6 Wilfred Palmer Marr (1892-1955) 7 Edith Meriden Docwra (1904-1948) 14 Harry Docwra (1866-1934) 15 Emily Alice Oliver (1877-1925) 28 Alfred Docwra (1824-1903) 29 Mary Scott (1830-1885) 56 Tempest… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Gayler (or Galer)

FamilySearch

FamilySearch updates 17 Dec 2015

The following are the new and updated collections from FamilySearch this week.. Wales, Glamorgan, West Glamorgan, Electoral Registers, 1839-1925 16 Dec 2015 United States Census, 1920 16 Dec 2015 England, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911 16 Dec 2015 England, Kent, Register of Electors, 1570-1907 16 Dec 2015 England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910 16 Dec 2015 United States, GenealogyBank… Continue reading FamilySearch updates 17 Dec 2015

My Family History

Joseph Whimpey, from Somerset to Australia

Judith Upton on the somersetfamilyhistory yahoo group asked all members who they would invite to Christmas lunch to tell of their life.  The rules were: They must have either been born in Somerset, or were born abroad and settled long term in Somerset. They must have travelled across the water surrounding the British Isles (i.e.… Continue reading Joseph Whimpey, from Somerset to Australia

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #50 Arthur Alfred Mulder

Amy Johnson Crow introduced the 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks challenge on her No Story Too Small blog in 2014. This year she continued the challenge, but also added a weekly theme. This week the theme was Naughty. We all have an ancestor who probably received coal in their stocking. I’ve decided to write about a more distant relative,… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #50 Arthur Alfred Mulder

Ancestry.com.au

Ancestry updates 15 Dec 2015

The following are the Recently added and updated collections at ancestry.com.au this week UPDATED Kansas, Wills and Probate Records, 1803-1987 12/11/2015 UPDATED Gloucestershire, England, Burials, 1813-1988 12/8/2015 UPDATED Gloucestershire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1913 12/8/2015 UPDATED Vermont, Death Records, 1909-2008 12/8/2015 UPDATED U.S., Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records, 1875-1940 12/8/2015 UPDATED Gloucestershire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1813 12/8/2015 UPDATED… Continue reading Ancestry updates 15 Dec 2015

Sunday afternoon Genealogy Fun

Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Your Dear Genea-Santa Letter

Each week on Randy Seaver’s Genea-musings blog he has a post for Saturday night Genealogy fun.  Because of the time difference, I have called my series Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun.  This week’s mission was: 1) Write your Genea-Santa letter. Have you been a good genealogy girl or boy? What genealogy-oriented items are on your Christmas wish list? They… Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Genealogy Fun – Your Dear Genea-Santa Letter